The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 89 87 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +42
Contract jobs citing REST 124 119 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 2.07% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 6.94% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 93 67
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £187.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 152 (63.60%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (53.14%) Java
3 107 (44.77%) TDD
4 98 (41.00%) HTML
5 96 (40.17%) JavaScript
6 92 (38.49%) Web Services
7 85 (35.56%) SOAP
8 71 (29.71%) JSON
9 67 (28.03%) Scrum
10 66 (27.62%) BDD
11 65 (27.20%) XML
12 59 (24.69%) Git (software)
13 54 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (21.76%) HTML5
14 52 (21.76%) CSS
15 43 (17.99%) MVC
16 41 (17.15%) Subversion
17 40 (16.74%) Spring
18 39 (16.32%) .NET
19 37 (15.48%) Finance
19 37 (15.48%) AngularJS
19 37 (15.48%) Jenkins
20 36 (15.06%) SQL
20 36 (15.06%) C#
21 34 (14.23%) Software Engineering
21 34 (14.23%) jQuery
22 33 (13.81%) Banking
22 33 (13.81%) OO
22 33 (13.81%) Linux
23 31 (12.97%) Maven

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.11%) Node.js
2 14 (5.86%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.18%) CMS
4 9 (3.77%) Apache
5 7 (2.93%) MQSeries
6 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.51%) JBoss
6 6 (2.51%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.67%) Mule
9 3 (1.26%) Confluence
9 3 (1.26%) Jetty
9 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.84%) Drupal
10 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.84%) Radian6
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.09%) Heroku
2 5 (2.09%) Force.com
3 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.26%) Taleo
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.88%) HTTP
2 10 (4.18%) Internet
3 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.84%) X.509
4 2 (0.84%) LDAP
4 2 (0.84%) CTI
5 1 (0.42%) RTSP
5 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.55%) MongoDB
2 29 (12.13%) Relational Database
3 24 (10.04%) NoSQL
4 19 (7.95%) MySQL
4 19 (7.95%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.02%) Neo4j
6 10 (4.18%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.35%) DB2
7 8 (3.35%) Big Data
8 7 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.09%) HBase
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.26%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.26%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.26%) SQLite
11 3 (1.26%) Redis
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 59 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 41 (17.15%) Subversion
3 37 (15.48%) Jenkins
4 31 (12.97%) Maven
5 24 (10.04%) Selenium
6 20 (8.37%) Cucumber
7 15 (6.28%) JIRA
8 14 (5.86%) JUnit
9 11 (4.60%) Mockito
10 10 (4.18%) JMeter
11 9 (3.77%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.93%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.51%) Hudson
14 5 (2.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (2.09%) WebLOAD
14 5 (2.09%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (2.09%) TestNG
14 5 (2.09%) Android Studio
14 5 (2.09%) Gradle
General
1 37 (15.48%) Finance
2 33 (13.81%) Banking
3 12 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.93%) Retail
6 6 (2.51%) Marketing
6 6 (2.51%) Games
7 4 (1.67%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Legal
8 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.84%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 186 (77.82%) Developer
2 71 (29.71%) Java Developer
3 36 (15.06%) Senior Developer
4 21 (8.79%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (5.86%) Architect
6 14 (5.86%) Android Developer
6 14 (5.86%) iOS Developer
7 12 (5.02%) Analyst
7 12 (5.02%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (4.60%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (4.18%) Technical Architect
9 10 (4.18%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.18%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.35%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (2.93%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.51%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (41.00%) HTML
2 92 (38.49%) Web Services
3 85 (35.56%) SOAP
4 71 (29.71%) JSON
5 65 (27.20%) XML
6 52 (21.76%) CSS
6 52 (21.76%) HTML5
7 40 (16.74%) Spring
8 39 (16.32%) .NET
9 37 (15.48%) AngularJS
10 34 (14.23%) jQuery
11 28 (11.72%) Hibernate
12 19 (7.95%) ASP.NET
12 19 (7.95%) RESTful
13 18 (7.53%) JMS
14 15 (6.28%) J2EE
14 15 (6.28%) JSP
14 15 (6.28%) WCF
14 15 (6.28%) Ajax
14 15 (6.28%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.60%) User Experience
4 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.51%) iPhone
5 5 (2.09%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.09%) iPad
6 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.26%) IPTV
7 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.26%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.26%) Social Media
7 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Derivative
8 2 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.84%) Online Games
8 2 (0.84%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.81%) Linux
2 28 (11.72%) Apple iOS
3 25 (10.46%) Android
4 19 (7.95%) UNIX
5 13 (5.44%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.67%) Windows
7 2 (0.84%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (63.60%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (44.77%) TDD
3 67 (28.03%) Scrum
4 66 (27.62%) BDD
5 54 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (17.99%) MVC
7 34 (14.23%) Software Engineering
8 33 (13.81%) OO
9 27 (11.30%) Web Development
10 26 (10.88%) Kanban
10 26 (10.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 21 (8.79%) E-Commerce
12 21 (8.79%) SOA
13 18 (7.53%) OOP
13 18 (7.53%) Android Development
14 17 (7.11%) iOS Development
15 15 (6.28%) Configuration Management
15 15 (6.28%) Web Design
16 14 (5.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 127 (53.14%) Java
2 96 (40.17%) JavaScript
3 36 (15.06%) C#
3 36 (15.06%) SQL
4 24 (10.04%) Ruby
5 21 (8.79%) PHP
6 20 (8.37%) Objective-C
7 17 (7.11%) Scala
8 15 (6.28%) Python
9 12 (5.02%) Apple Swift
10 10 (4.18%) C++
11 7 (2.93%) Groovy
11 7 (2.93%) Apex Code
12 5 (2.09%) XPath
13 4 (1.67%) Perl
13 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.67%) Go
14 3 (1.26%) PHP5
14 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (6.69%) Degree
2 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.69%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.35%) Docker
2 3 (1.26%) HDFS
3 2 (0.84%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.77%) yum
3 7 (2.93%) Puppet
4 4 (1.67%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.84%) Oozie
5 2 (0.84%) Nagios
5 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) Graphite
6 1 (0.42%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (4.60%) Oracle
3 10 (4.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.35%) IBM
4 8 (3.35%) Coverity
5 7 (2.93%) Informatica
5 7 (2.93%) Sybase
6 6 (2.51%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.09%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.09%) Talend
8 4 (1.67%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.67%) Zend
9 3 (1.26%) Twitter
10 2 (0.84%) Facebook
10 2 (0.84%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.84%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.84%) Pardot
10 2 (0.84%) ExactTarget
10 2 (0.84%) Conga
10 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
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